101 Stage Adaptations

Playwright Submission Binge with Patrick Gabridge (Ep. 37)

August 31, 2023 Patrick Gabridge Episode 37
101 Stage Adaptations
Playwright Submission Binge with Patrick Gabridge (Ep. 37)
Show Notes

September is one day away, and that means it's time once again for the Playwright Submission Binge! Melissa chats with playwright and producer Patrick Gabridge about this twice annual event where playwrights gather in an online community to share submission opportunities with each other and support one another during the intense month of marketing.

This interview is part of a larger conversation from Ep. 18 called Playwright Marketing with Patrick Gabridge. Listen to that episode here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • What the Playwright Submission Binge is and how it got started
  • What he's learned from leading the Submission Binge for years
  • Hot tips on how to improve your submissions

And more!

Resources Mentioned

Playwright Submission Binge
Dramatists Guild

About Our Guest

Patrick Gabridge is an award-winning writer and theatre-maker who has written a number of adaptations and also has a special talent for creating site-specific plays. With his company, Plays in Place, he’s created plays in partnership with many museums and historic sites, including Mount Auburn Cemetery, Boston’s Old State House, the Roosevelt Cottage on Campobello Island, and the MIT Museum. His full-length plays have been produced in the US and South Korea, and his short plays and have received more than 1,000 productions from theatres and schools around the world (16 countries so far). He’s been involved with helping playwrights market their work for many years—he started the publication Market InSight for Playwrights back in 1993, and founded and still runs the Playwright Submission Binge, an online community focused on marketing. He’s also a screenwriter, novelist, and a writer of audio plays. In his spare time, he likes to farm and garden and fix up old houses.

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